AirAsia Big Sale returns with 10 million seats discounted across the region

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International fares from Australia starting from AUD135* Campaign aims to further stimulate travel demand, spur economic growth across Australia, Asia and beyond

AirAsia’s Big Sale campaign returns with 10 million promotional seats heavily discounted as part of the airline’s efforts to continue supporting tourism and stimulating economic growth across Australia, Asia and beyond. This year, with flights to over 130 destinations on sale, the campaign aims to enhance connectivity and bolster the economies of key leisure travel hotspots.

The campaign enables travellers in the region to explore stunning hidden gems such as Da Nang, Pattaya, Medan, Guwahati, Siem Reap and more, some costing not much more than the taxes and charges to fly, effectively stimulating tourists to travel at great value and low cost. 

All Australian destinations are included in the sale including the recently announced new services from Cairns to Bali and onto Asia via one stop which commence 14 August. 

Popular domestic destinations in AirAsia’s key hub of Malaysia where many Australians can try something new like Kuching, Penang, Langkawi, and Alor Setar are part of the massive sale, where holidaymakers and travellers can head to exciting places and savour local delicacies while supporting the tourism industry and local economies.

For those who wish to fly beyond Asia and explore other medium-haul destinations, AirAsia’s Big Sale is also offering special fares on AirAsia X to experience the skyscrapers or scrumptious local delights in Taipei, Xi’an, Almaty, Tokyo, Seoul, and more. Low fares start from as low as RM279** (under AUD100) all-in one-way from Kuala Lumpu

Paul Carroll, Group Chief Commercial Officer of AirAsia said: “This latest promotion aims to fulfil our promise of delivering the best value for our guests while enhancing travel connectivity across the region with our extensive network. This initiative is a powerful driver of regional economic growth, and contributes towards revitalising tourism sectors as countries catch up on post-pandemic growth opportunities.

“This year, Southeast Asian tourism is expected to see a significant rebound, with Asean as a whole anticipating over 100 million tourist arrivals. By facilitating affordable travel, we help local businesses - from hotels and restaurants to tour operators and retail shops - thrive amid recovering global travel demands. As we enter the second half of the year, we look forward to generating a positive economic ripple effect across various sectors through this campaign, contributing to the overall growth and resilience of the regional tourism industry.”​

This month’s AirAsia Big Sale campaign starts today, 8 June 2024 at 12pm (GMT+8). All flights on sale are available for booking until 16 June 2024  on or the AirAsia MOVE app (formerly airasia Superapp) for travel from 2 September 2024 up until 8 October 2025.

To enhance the travel experience, the airline is offering some bundled add-on deals for guests who book their flights during the promotional period. Save up to 70%** on baggage allowance, in-flight meals, seat selection,and travel insurance. Don’t miss this chance and pre-book now!

In addition, AirAsia guests can enjoy great hotel deals as well on the AirAsia MOVE app and website. Book a minimum of two nights’ stay at selected hotels and get your second night for just RM9 (under AUD10!). Explore the best stays in Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines from 10 June till 16 June 2024, for the travel period between 10 June till 31 December 2024.

Fares on sale from Australia are listed below:

Book from 10 - 16 June 2024 for travel period 2 September to 8 October 2025:

  • Sydney - Kuala Lumpur on AirAsia X from AUD$299* economy/AUD799* Premium Flatbed
  • Sydney - Bangkok on Thai AirAsia X from AUD$299* economy/AUD $799* Premium Flatbed
  • Melbourne - Kuala Lumpur on AirAsia X from AUD$299*/economy/AUD $799* Premium Flatbed
  • Gold Coast - Kuala Lumpur on AirAsia X from AUD$299* economy/AUD $799 Premium Flatbed
  • Perth - Kuala Lumpur on AirAsia Malaysia from AUD$189* economy
  • Perth - Bali on Indonesia AirAsia from AUD$139* economy
  • Perth - Jakarta on Indonesia AirAsia from AUD$135* economy 

Fares to/from Cairns are also on sale now until 16 June 2024 for travel period from 14 Aug to 26 Oct 2024 (3 x weekly services from Cairns commence 14 August 2024)

  • Cairns to Bali from AUD159* (all in fare)
  • Bali to Cairns from IDR1,175,000.00* (All In Fare)
  • Cairns to Kuala Lumpur (via Bali) from AUD282* (All in Fare)
  • Cairns to Jakarta (via Bali) from AUD269* (All in Fare)
  • Cairns to Labuan Bajo (Komodo Island) from AUD251* (All in Fare)
  • Cairns to Singapore (via Bali) from AUD251* (All in Fare)
  • Cairns to Bangkok (via Bali) from AUD341* (All in Fare)

*fares are one way and all inclusive of applicable taxes and charges. Tcs and Cs apply - see the website for details. 

**Prices may vary depending on local airports for checked baggage and seat selection. Other terms and conditions apply.

About AirAsia Aviation Group

The birth story of AirAsia, is an industry legend. It started back in 2001 when Tony Fernandes and Kamarudin Meranun bought an ailing airline with two aircraft and 200 staff and turned it into the largest low cost carrier in Asia and the fourth largest airline in Asia, with more than 200 aircraft and 21,000 staff across five short haul airlines based in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines and Cambodia. With affordability, inclusivity and accessibility underpinning the operation, AirAsia has carried close to 800 million passengers to over 130 destinations in its network. With the mission to serve the underserved, it has connected people and places, and has largely been credited for democratising air travel in the region with its famous tagline ‘Now Everyone Can Fly’. AirAsia Group has won the Best Low Cost Airline 14 years in a row by the SkyTrax annual global travel awards.

About AirAsia X and Thai AirAsia X

AirAsia X (AAX) is the medium haul, low-cost affiliate of the AirAsia Aviation Group operates an all wide body A330-300 fleet since it commenced operations in November 2007. The airline together with its Thai associate Thai AirAsia X (TAAX) have carried over 20 million guests and counting since commencing the very first service from Kuala Lumpur to Gold Coast in  Australia in 2007. AAX and TAAX connect Australia to many destinations via their hubs in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia and Bangkok in Thailand, leveraging also the Group wide short and medium haul network including flights to India, Vietnam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines,  Japan and many more at the  best value. AirAsia X and Thai AirAsia X fly the widebody A330 aircraft with Premium Flatbeds at the front which are popular with the Australian market for longer haul flights. 

Since resumption of services post pandemic, AAX and TAAX  are both  well poised to compete very effectively in the markets where they  operate with amongst the  lowest cost structure of any comparative  airline globally.

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